Green River Star -

Janet Irwin


September 12, 2019

Janet Irwin, 86, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at The Villa at Castle Rock in Green River. She was a lifelong resident of Wyoming.

Janet was born May 17, 1933, in Casper; the daughter of Joseph Houston Lamb and Velma Carolyne Nichols.

Irwin attended schools in Casper and was a 1951 graduate of Natrona County High School. Janet also attended Chadron State College where she obtained an associate's degree in Education.

She married Donald Irwin Aug. 4, 1956, in Casper.

Her interests include spending time with family, reading, cross stitch, crocheting, puzzle books, gardening and camping. 

Survivors include three sons, Thomas Irwin and wife Bonnie of Farson; Adrian Irwin and wife Theresa of Franktown, Colo.; Robert Irwin and wife Michele of Green River; one daughter, Carolyne Hamel and husband Doug of Green River; two brothers, Robert Lamb and wife Helen of Casper, LeRoy Lamb and wife Sally of Casper; two sisters, Celia Koop of Tennessee, Virginia Rice and husband Pete of Gillette; five grandchildren, Colter Hamel, Aspen Hamel, Thomas Irwin Jr, Jarrod Irwin, Ginger Irwin; two great-grandchildren, Andrew Irwin, Cory Irwin, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters, Marilyn Jones and Vesta Lamb.

Graveside services were conducted Sept. 9, at Riverview Cemetery.

The family respectfully requests donations in Janet's memory be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 1275 E. Fairfax Road, Salt Lake City, UT, 84103.

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